Incident Summary:

03/31/2011: On Thursday, in Khuzdar, Balochistan, Paksitan, unidentified militants fired four rockets at the Khuzdar University of Engineering and Technology. One civilian was injured, and the attack caused an unknown amount of property damage. No group claimed responsibility for this incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
At the Khuzdar University of Engineering and Technology in Khuzdar, Balochistan, Paksitan.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Khuzdar University of Engineering and Technology
Specific Description Four rockets were fired at the Khuzdar University of Engineering and Technology.
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Four rockets were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
South Asia Terrorism Portal, "Nine Persons Were Killed in Three Separate Incidents in Balochistan," Daily Times, (April 1, 2011).
Jane’s Intelligence, “Rocket Attack Wounds Civilians in Pakistan's Balochistan,” Terrorism Watch Report, Daily Times, April 1, 2011.
Daily Times, “Man Hurt in Rocket Fire on Khuzdar University,” LexisNexis Academic, Hindustan Times, April 1, 2011.